Definition of Phalaris aquatica
1. Noun. Perennial grass of Australia and South Africa; introduced in North America as forage grass.
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Genus Phalaris, Phalaris
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Literary usage of Phalaris aquatica
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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"phalaris aquatica, Linné. Southern Europe and Northern Africa. Important as a perenni»! fodder-grass, fit for wet ground. Phalaris arundinacea, Linné. ..."
2. Hortus Kewensis: Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1789)
"phalaris aquatica. Sp. pl. 79. Water Canary-grafs. Nat. of Egypt. Introd. 1778, by Monf. Thouin. Fl . June and July. HO 3. ..."
3. The Journal of Botany: Being a Second Series of the Botanical Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1840)
"... possession of the lands first broken up for wheat; the elegant Briza minor and the phalaris aquatica are two of the commonest grasses on the farm; ..."